Greg Crowther joins host Kevin Patton for a conversation about retrieval practice, online formative testing, and Test Question Templates (TQTs). We learn how TQTs can help students learn and can help teachers prepare effective exams.
00:44 | Pandemic Teaching Book (please share!) 01:57 | Sponsored by AAA 01:46 | Introducing Greg Crowther 03:57 | Test Question Templates (TQTs) 21:58 | Sponsored by HAPI 22:46 | Higher-Level Test Questions 49:37 | Sponsored by HAPS 50:16 | Staying Connected If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here.
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Pandemic Teaching 1 minute
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Sponsored by AAA 1 minute
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Introducing Greg Crowther 1 minute
Greg Crowther, Ph.D., is a faculty member at Everett Community College (near Seattle) and has training and experience in both human biology and teaching/learning. His publications on using content-rich songs for learning have been widely cited. Greg's voice has been heard on previous episodes of this podcast.
Greg's STEM songs: https://faculty.washington.edu/crowther/Misc/Songs/ Episodes featuring Greg's music: Quickly Moving to Remote Delivery—The Musical | Bonus Episode 64b Kevin’s Unofficial Guide to the HAPS Annual Conference | 2019 Edition | Episode 42 Promoting Academic Integrity in Our Course | Episode 25
Test Question Templates (TQTs) 18 minutes
Greg Crowther begins by laying a foundation by chatting with Kevin Patton about content from recent episodes about retrieval practice. Greg then introduces his strategy involving Test Question Templates—or TQTs for short—which were recently described in a paper in the journal HAPS Educator.
Testing in the Age of Active Learning: Test Question Templates Help to Align Activities and Assessments (Greg Crowther's paper in HAPS Educator) my-ap.us/hapsEDApr20 Recent episodes about retrieval practice Simple Ideas for Pandemic Teaching | Episode 67 Revisiting Retrieval Practice | Episode 68
Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 1 minute
The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program. Check it out!
Higher-Level Test Questions 27 minutes